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Sapphire Introduces Radeon HD 5850 TOXIC 2 GB Graphics Card

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SAPPHIRE Technology has just announced a new version of its successful HD SAPPHIRE HD 5850 TOXIC Edition with a larger frame buffer size of 2GB. The SAPPHIRE HD 5850 TOXIC series are SAPPHIRE original designs based on the latest 40nm graphics architecture from the ATI division of AMD. They feature 1440 stream processors and 72 texture units delivering the fastest performance in class as well as supporting ATI Stream technology.

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Good card for Eyefinity .... :pimp:
 

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:shadedshu go figure the card i want gets announced during the time i wont have any expendable income for the next few months
 
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I love that design, I hope they make a HD5890 2gb like that:toast:
 
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Yeah it looks nice! I'd love to have one... Sad thing is, I'm broke right now!
 
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I wonder if they'll do a trade-in for my 1 gig 5850 toxic that i bought a month ago :)

but in regards to the overclocking.....
If they didn't block voltage changes through something other than expert soldering this would be a perfect 10/10 card. I can still hit a pretty high OC, but I can't take it past 1.088 volts :( Why have an awesome cooling fan if one can't use it with crazy high voltages!!?!?!?!!?! :cry:
 
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I wonder if they'll do a trade-in for my 1 gig 5850 toxic that i bought a month ago :)

but in regards to the overclocking.....
If they didn't block voltage changes through something other than expert soldering this would be a perfect 10/10 card. I can still hit a pretty high OC, but I can't take it past 1.088 volts :( Why have an awesome cooling fan if one can't use it with crazy high voltages!!?!?!?!!?! :cry:
Has anyone reviewed any HD5800 2gb cards? I can't seem to find anything.
 
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doesn't the extra vram help with larger screens?
 
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2gb of Vram may not matter now but whos to say about 1 or 2 years from now.

2 years from now you might not get a way with 1gb of vram.

Believe it or not some people dont upgrade every 6 months....
 
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I need a lot of vram for gta. I get tired of having to wait for shit to load in as it clears the old memory (I disabled the view distance limit). I really don't get why it's taken this long to get a 2 GB 58xx card out but I welcome it. Except I don't think I'd get this one as overclocking programs don't seem to be able to increase the core voltage of the toxic cards, severely gimping their value.
 
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2gb of Vram may not matter now but whos to say about 1 or 2 years from now.

2 years from now you might not get a way with 1gb of vram.

Believe it or not some people dont upgrade every 6 months....
:twitch::twitch::twitch::twitch: That's a lie. I don't want to believe it...
 

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2gb of Vram may not matter now but whos to say about 1 or 2 years from now.

2 years from now you might not get a way with 1gb of vram.

Believe it or not some people dont upgrade every 6 months....
Usually when I upgrade video, the ram quadruples in size and 2GB from 512MB is a x4 jump.
 

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:shadedshu go figure the card i want gets announced during the time i wont have any expendable income for the next few months
Il take 2 please... oh wait I have no money either:cry:

(they wont be cheap but what a cool card when they finally go down in $)
 

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This is wonderful news and all, but where the hell are my 2GB 5870's?